Public holidays for 2014: Eid confirmed October 3 to 6
What’s On has details of the public holidays in Dubai in 2014, including Ramadan Eid Al Fitr, Arafat Day, Eid Al Adha, Hijri New Year and National Day.
The private sector has been granted a three-day holiday to mark Eid Al Adha otherwise known as Feast of the Sacrifice.
A message from WAM, Emirates news agency stated: “All Employees of the private sector in institutions and private sector companies in the country will get a paid Eid Al Adha holiday from Friday, October 3 (corresponding to Dhul Hijjah 9th) until Sunday 5th October,on the occasion of Eid Al Adha.”
Those working for private companies will have October 5 off, returning to work the following day.
Meanwhile the public sector is set to receive a four-day weekend for Eid Al Adha, beginning the holiday on October 3 and ending the following Monday.
Other dates for public and potentially private holidays includes Hijri New Year on October 25. National Day will also be celebrated on December 2 and 3.